Higher Forms of Art at UMA’s Danforth Gallery

“Self Portraits” [Top Row] Shukri Abdirahman, Jarod Norcross Plourde, Taylor Richards, Makayla Moore, Caleb Gorey, Chandler Burke
[Bottom Row] Eli McBride, Joshua Pelletier, Nani Luciano Vélez, Jeannie Doherty, Hannah Arel, Katherine Gilpatrick

On view: March 19-April 1, 2017 | Opening Reception: Sunday, March 19, 3-5pm 

In celebration of Youth Art Month the Kennebec Valley Art Association is presenting an exhibition of artwork by students from area high schools for the 11th consecutive year; and for the 4th year in a row, Higher Forms of Art is being presented in partnership with the University of Maine at Augusta, in the spirit of connecting and celebrating art, artists and community.  Higher Forms of Art is on view at the Danforth Gallery, located at Jewett Hall, 46 University Drive in Augusta from March 19th to April 1st. Danforth Gallery hours are Mon-Thur 9am-5pm, Friday 9am-3pm and Saturday 1-4pm. The gallery is CLOSED on Sunday.

Higher Forms of Art gives emerging artists the opportunity to show their art in a professional gallery space, and to experience organizing and installing a major art exhibition.  Students participate in hanging the exhibition and help with planning and organizing the shows opening event. 

Participating Schools, by town and listing art teachers are:

Cony High School, Augusta, Jason Morgan, Kelly Stottler
Edward Little High School, Auburn, Shawn Rice
Gardiner High School, Gardiner, Meg Gipson
Hall-Dale High School, Farmingdale, Jennifer Paisley
Kents Hill School, Kents Hill Babs Wheelden, Dale Perkins, Rj Jenkins, Cindy McInerney, Dylan Gifford, Chris McInerney
Maranacook High School, Readfield, Tom Ferraro, Jeremy Smith
Monmouth Academy, Monmouth, Laura Damon-Theriault
Richmond High School, Richmond, Jeff Orth

Harlow Gallery’s Higher Forms of Art was produced in partnership with UMA and is sponsored by Eaton Peabody Attorneys at Law and Kennebec Savings Bank.

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Exhibitions at the Harlow Gallery are underwritten by our Patron of the Arts sponsor Camden National Bank, and by our season sponsors Capitol Dental Care, Eaton Peabody Attorneys at Law, Kennebec Savings Bank, Scrummy Afters Candy Shoppe, Summit Natural Gas of Maine, Slates Restaurant and the City of Hallowell.

The Harlow Gallery, located in downtown historic Hallowell, is a membership based 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to connecting and celebrating art, artists and community in central Maine since 1963.